Monte Shaw, Executive Director of IRFA
David Miller, Chief Economist of Decision Innovation Solutions.
Tim Recker, Northeast Iowa Corn Grower
Tracy Rich, Vice President, Customer & Brand Marketing
Dan Beran, Director, Technical Services, Nufarm US
The Endangered Species Act and Pesticides: What It Means for Your Operation
Moderated by Mary Kay Thatcher, Federal Government and Industry Relations, Syngenta
SPEAKERS: Jake Li, EPA Deputy Assistant Administrator; Stanley Culpepper, farmer and UGA Professor of Weed Science; Tony Burd, Senior Regulatory Stewardship Manager, Syngenta; Patty Mann, Grower
Ross Shafer moderated panel with association leaders - ASA President Daryl Cates, NCGA President Tom Haag, NAWG President Nicole Berg, NSP Chairman Craig Meeker, and AEM Ag Board Chair Bill Hurley
Vilsack also joined the Iowa Soybean Association to sign the Midwest Climate Smart Commodities Project, which also includes other partners such as PepsiCo, Cargill, Renewable Energy Group, Ingredion, Target, JBS, Coca-Cola, Mano y Ola, FarmRaise, Rural Community Assistance Partnership.
Secretary Vilsack and USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Robert Bonnie joined the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and farmer-leaders with Farmers for Soil Health (FSH) to sign a $95 million USDA Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities grant, officially launching the Farmers for Soil Health initiative.
AEM and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) presented the sixth-annual Davidson Prize to the top three innovative products
Paul Minehart, Syngenta Head Crop Protection Communications North America
Mark Kitt, Technical Product Lead for Corn Herbicides - Storen
Jonathan Furasek, Product Lead for Soybean Herbicides - Tendovo
Steven Wall, Development Manager for Sustainability - Cropwise app
Mary Kay Thatcher, Head of Federal Government Affairs and Industry Relations
Jason Sparks, Global Seeds Communications Lead
Paul Morano, Head of Cereals at Syngenta-AgriPro
Jon Rich, Hybrid wheat Operations Head Syngenta-Agripro
Christy Schrader GHX Brand Marketing Manager at Syngenta
Wade Wiley Head of Customer Experience Strategy & Business Intelligence at Syngenta
GHX certified advisor Jason Gumbart, Apex Seed
Go for the Gold Winner Rye Randolph from Canton, Illinois